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Harvard University collaborates with Merck to develop novel cancer therapeutics
Harvard University has entered into an exclusive license and research collaboration agreement with Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, to further the development of small-molecule therapeutics for leukemia and other cancers.
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University of Manchester scientists to develop Zika virus vaccine
By PBR Staff Writer
Scientists at the University of Manchester are developing a new vaccine against the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
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Omnis Pharma, Magnis merge to form clinical-stage oncolytic immunovirotherapy development firm
By PBR Staff Writer
Omnis Pharma and Magnis Therapeutics have merged to establish Vyriad, a clinical-stage oncolytic immunovirotherapy development company.
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FDA committee to review Sarepta's NDA for eteplirsen to treat duchenne muscular dystrophy
Sarepta Therapeutics announced that the Peripheral and Central Nervous System (PCNS) Drugs Advisory Committee of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will review Sarepta’s New Drug Application (NDA) for eteplirsen on April 25, 2016.
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Wistar Institute and PhoreMost launch drug discovery collaboration
The Wistar Institute and PhoreMost have announced the formalization of a multi-project research partnership that combines Wistar’s knowledge and propriety biological systems with PhoreMost’s drug discovery expertise and unique screening capabilities.
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Aspyrian Therapeutics secures $40m series B financing
Aspyrian Therapeutics, a clinical stage drug development company creating precision-targeted therapies to treat cancer based on its Photoimmunotherapy platform, has secured $40m as part of a Series B financing.
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Cancer firm Aprea closes EUR46m Series B financing
Aprea AB, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel anticancer therapies targeting the tumor suppressor protein p53, has completed a Series B financing round, raising EUR46m (approximately $51m).
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Tizona Therapeutics completes $43m Series B financing
Tizona Therapeutics, a privately held immunology company harnessing the power of the immune system to develop treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases, announced the closing of a $43m Series B financing.
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BioCryst's BCX4430 drug improves survival rates in mice infected with Zika virus
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BioCryst Pharmaceuticals said a dose of its experimental antiviral drug, BCX4430, improved survival rates in mice infected with the Zika virus in a preclinical study.
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Royalty Pharma acquires rights to UCLA's Xtandi cancer drug for $1.14bn
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Royalty Pharma has acquired University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) royalty interest in the prostate cancer drug Xtandi (enzalutamide) for $1.14bn.
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Ensemble Therapeutics achieves early-stage research milestone in drug discovery collaboration with Alexion
Ensemble Therapeutics has achieved an early-stage research milestone in its drug discovery collaboration with Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN), triggering a milestone payment to Ensemble.
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Two UK biotechnology companies form immuno-oncology joint venture
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Two UK biotechnology companies Horizon Discovery Group and Centauri Therapeutics have formed an immuno-oncology joint venture (JV) to focus on developing cancer treatments.
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Two Texas hospitals develop rapid tests for Zika virus
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Two Texas medical centers have developed what they are claiming the country's first hospital-based rapid tests for the Zika virus.
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Formula Pharmaceuticals, Rockland Immunochemicals partner to develop C.I.K. CAR immunotherapy pipeline
Formula Pharmaceuticals and Rockland Immunochemicals have established a collaboration for the preclinical development of Formula’s Cytokine Induced Killer (C.I.K.) cell-based Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) cancer immunotherapies at Rockland’s R&D facility.
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ViiV Healthcare completes transactions to buy BMS' R&D HIV assets
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced that ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, has completed two previously announced transactions with Bristol-Myers Squibb to acquire its late-stage HIV R&D assets and its portfolio of preclinical and discovery stage HIV research assets.
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